Biography


Dr. Donahue is a Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon with Subspecialty Certification in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine. He is fellowship trained and specializes in Arthroscopic and Minimally Invasive Reconstructive Surgery of the Shoulder and Knee, and Sports Medicine.

Dr. Donahue received his undergraduate degree from Stanford University and his Doctor of Medicine from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his residency in Orthopedic Surgery at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center (NYC), Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (NYC), and the Alfred I. duPont Institute (DE), and went on to a fellowship in Orthopedic Sports Medicine at the Stanford/SOAR Sports Medicine Fellowship Program.

Dr. Donahue’s interests include arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder and knee. He specializes in anterior cruciate ligament injuries, shoulder instability, and rotator cuff tears. He has done research on both shoulder instability and rotator cuff tears and has developed new techniques and medical devices for rotator cuff and all soft tissue repairs. He has started and actively serves on the medical advisory board for several surgical device companies and continues to design new surgical devices for arthroscopic procedures. He has authored several device patents and journal articles.

Dr. Donahue has been a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and a Diplomat of the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery. He is also member of the Arthroscopy Association of North America, the American Orthopedic Society of Sports Medicine, the California Orthopedic Association, The International Knee Society, the California Medical Association, and the Santa Clara Medical Society.

Dr. Donahue has served as the Program Director of the SOAR Orthopedic Sports Medicine Fellowship Program. He has served as the Director of Santa Clara University’s Sports Medicine Program and the Head Team Physician for all of Santa Clara University’s athletic teams, a team physician for the San Francisco 49ers, the San Francisco Giants, the Stanford Athletic Department, and many other area collegiate and high school teams.

Professional Summary


Professional Education
  • Residency: Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Orthopaedic Surgery (2004) NY
  • Board Certification, Sports Medicine, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (2008)
  • Board Certification, Orthopaedic Surgery, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (2007)
  • Fellowship, Stanford/ SOAR, Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery (2005)
  • Residency, St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital, University Hospital of Columbia College of Physicians & Surgeons, NY (2004)
  • Residency, Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, DE (2003)
  • Residency, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, NY (2001)
  • Internship, St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital, University Hospital of Columbia College of Physicians & Surgeons, NY (2000)
  • Medical School, Medical School, NY (1999)
  • Undergraduate, Stanford University, Biological Sciences, CA (1993)

Honors & Awards
  • AOA-OREF-Zimmer Resident Leadership Forum Recipient, NY (2004)
  • Chief Resident, St.Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital,University Hospital of Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons,NY (2004-2005)
  • Marie Nercessian Memorial Award, Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons (1999)
  • Research Grant, National Institute of Health, Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY (1995-1999)
  • Research Grant, National Institute of Health,Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons,NY (1995-1999)
  • Resident’s Research Award, St.Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital,University Hospital of Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons,NY (2003-2004)

Administrative Appointments
  • Consultant, San Francisco Giants (2011 - 2016)
  • Head Team Physician All Sports, Santa Clara University (2005 - 2019)
  • Program Director, SOAR Orthopedic Sports Medicine Fellowship Program (ACGME Accredited) (2005 - 2019)
  • Sports Medicine Program Director, Santa Clara University Musculoskeletal Medicine (2005 - 2019)
  • Team Physician, San Francisco 49ers (2004 - 2007)
  • Team Physician, Team Physician (2004 - 2007)
  • Team Physician, DeAnza College (2004 - 2017)
  • Team Physician, Foothill College (2004 - Present)
  • Team Physician, Menlo Atherton High School (2017 - Present)
  • Team Physician, Stanford Athletic Department (2019 - Present)

Publications

Practice Locations


Sports Medicine Clinic Redwood City, CA
Redwood City, CA

450 Broadway Street

Redwood City , CA 94063

(650) 723-5643

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Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine in Redwood City Redwood City, CA
Redwood City, CA

450 Broadway Street

Redwood City , CA 94063

(650) 723-5643

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